A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 00:29:03 / November 9, 2017 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkmn. Unique identifier: us2000bkmn. Exact location, longitude 127.5041° East, latitude 2.2392° North, depth = 118.69 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:29:03 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.69 km (74 miles).
The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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